eBay's Paypal unit accused of violating Patriot Act


Those wondering, as I was, what had recently caused Paypal to change some of its policies, may finally have an answer.

According to information from eBay, Paypal's parent company, disclosed earlier this week that they had received a letter from the Attorney General of Missouri complaining that the subsidiary had violated the USA Patriot act by providing services to online gambling institutions.

More information is available in this article on Yahoo.